iciHaiti - FLASH : Intense rain, alert in the North, many victims

iciHaiti - Religion : Voodoo sector divided

iciHaiti - Culture : Success of National Carnival 2016

iciHaiti - Economy : International Investment Summit in Haiti

iciHaiti - Politic : The MiOEH of ParlAmericas welcomes the agreement signed


more news


Haiti - FLASH : The FBH highlights the dangers of the call for candidates

Haiti - Humanitarian : Operations Director of OCHA visiting the country

Haiti - DR : More than 7,000 Haitians back to Haiti (January 2016)

Haiti - France : 25 years required in appeal against Amaral Duclona

Haiti - News : Electoral Zapping...


more news


Haiti - Economy : 2nd Edition of Business Plan Competition
23/02/2013 08:38:29

Haiti - Economy : 2nd Edition of Business Plan Competition
This week, the Leveraging Effective Application of Direct Investment (LEAD) program, implemented by the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) and funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, launched the second round of its Business Plan Competition. The competition provides matching grants for business plans that are found to best support the development of small and medium enterprises and increases employment in Haiti.

These grants increase access to capital for small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs, including diaspora investors and business people.

LEAD awards matching grants ranging between $50,000 to $200,000 to winners of the Business Plan Competition. Candidates can include either existing small and medium enterprises interested in expanding or start-ups with qualified personnel.

Each grantee is required to provide a matching investment at least equal to the amount of the grant and prospective? businesses must operate in the Cap-Haitien, Saint-Marc or Port-au-Prince areas.

Last year’s winners included SOGEPA (a cocoa producer), ECSSA (a recycling firm), Atelier Jourdain (a garment manufacturer) and CASTMI (a water production facility).

Applications are reviewed on a continuous basis until the grant funds are exhausted. The application form can be accessed at www.leadinvestmentshaiti.info

Questions can be submitted by email to leadbpc@padf.org.

HL/ HaitiLibre

Twitter Facebook Rss Add to favorites
Send news to... Daily news...




Why HaitiLibre ? | Contact us | Français
Copyright © 2010 - 2016
Haitilibre.com